31 August 2019
RMT Press Office:
RMT members united and determined to protect passenger safety on second day of latest phase of action on South Western Railway
RAIL UNION RMT said that members stand united and determined to protect passenger safety this morning on the second day of the latest phase of strike action on South Western Railway.
General Secretary Mick Cash said;
"On this second day of the latest phase of strike action on South Western Railway over passenger safety and the critical role of the guard at the train/platform interface our members are standing united and determined to secure a genuine settlement.
"The resilience of RMT members throughout this long, hard fight to put safety on the railway first is a credit to the trade union movement.
"It is now entirely down to SWR to engage in serious and meaningful talks that honour the pledges they made to the public earlier this year on safe operation on their trains now and into the future."